Pets
The remarkable healing power of therapy cats

You’re probably familiar with therapy dogs visiting hospitals, schools, senior centers and nursing homes to help alleviate stress and provide comfort in times of need. But did you know that …

No room at the shelter

HONESDALE, PA — Dessin Animal Shelter is full. Adoption rates are slow and there is a dire need for foster families. With that, the shelter posted to its Facebook page on June 4 that it will …

Welcome to Bucky’s world

As spring quickly moves along, Bucky, one of the mixed-breed goats at our farm, is thoroughly excited for more outside playtime in the sunshine. During the winter, Bucky tends to become more …

Does breed matter?

COCHECTON, NY — Is biology destiny? Dog lovers sometimes think so. A selling point for purebred dogs is that personalities are more predictable that way. Golden retrievers are friendly. …

Meet our mud duck

Spring is finally here, which means all the animals are spending more time outdoors, eating that fresh spring grass and foraging for various bugs. The ducks and chickens will be outside the entire …

What's fencing have to do with it?

When deciding if it’s the right time for you to own livestock, poultry or other various furry and feathery friends, there are a multitude of considerations to be made prior to the animals …

3 Ways to Include Your Pup in Game Day

Wednesday, September 14
(Family Features) Pet parents aren't the only ones excited for game days. Dogs can get in on the action, too, with these tips.

6 Tips for Pet Parents to Be Environmentally Friendly

Sunday, September 4
(Family Features) For many people, "going green" means walking rather than driving, ditching single-use plastics and conserving …

8 Tips for a Pet-Friendly Workplace

Monday, August 29
(Family Features) As businesses welcome employees back to their offices, the demand for pets and their pet parents to be together …

5 Ways to Support Cats in Your Community

Monday, August 8
(Family Features) Cats are a constant source of joy and entertainment, and a beloved part of more than 45 million American homes. …

Vet-Approved Tips to Help Keep Pets Safe this Summer

Friday, June 24
(Family Features) Extreme temperatures and booming sounds can have big impacts on pets. With record-breaking heat across much of …

Keep Pets Safe All Summer Long

Sunday, June 12
(Family Features) Sunny months provide a perfect opportunity for bonding with pets. To help keep dogs, cats and other pets safe …